The image collection contains over 100,000 photographs of works of Architecture, Sculpture and Painting on all continents, making it a compelling source for image researchers, publishers and educators. This library is organized by historical periods and geographical regions. Feel free to search our Art History Visual Library. Below you will find the list of art historical subject matter photographed by Peter Langer.
Art & Architecture of Prehistory
Paleolithic & Neolithic Sites in Europe
Altamira Cave, Spain
Megalithic temples on the island of Malta
Ggantija Neolithic Temples
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum
Art & Architecture of Antiquity
Images of Abu Simbel, Abydos, Alexandria, Aswan, Dendara, Dahshur, Giza, Edfu, Esna, Kom Ombo, Luxor Temple, Karnak Temple, Memphis, Philae, Saqqara, Valley of Kings and Queens and Western Thebes.
Images of Agargouf, Babylon, Bosippa, Cstesiphon, Hatra, Mari, Nimrud, Nineveh & Ur.
Images of Bam and its Cultural Landscape, Bisotun, Kangavar, Meybod, Pasargadae, Persepolis & the Tchogha Zanbil Ziggurat.
Asia Minor & Ancient Arabia
Images of archaeological remains of the Hitite Civilization and Nemrut Dagi in Turkey and the ruins of Marib in Yemen.
Images of Byblos, Ebla, Ancient Jerusalem, Masada, Palmyra, Petra, Qumran, Tyre & Ugarit.
Images of archaeological sites in Athens, the Akrothiri of Thera, Santorini, Apamaea, Syria, Bassae, the Temple of Apollo Epicurius, Butrint, Delos, the Archaeological Site of Delphi, Dura Europos, Ephesus, Epidaurus, Knossos, Lindos, Mycenae & Tiryns, Olympia, Pella & Vergina and Pergamon.
Images of Roman Monuments in the City of Rome & Pompeii in Italy; Diocletian's Palace in Split, Croatia; Apollonia, Cyrene, Leptis Magna, Ptolomais & Sabratha in Libya; Baalbek in Lebanon; Bosra in Syria; Jerash in Jordan, the Aqueduct of Segovia and other Roman monuments on the Iberian Peninsula and the Porta Nigar in Trier and other Roman monuments in Germany.
European & Western Art
Byzantine Art & Architecture
Images of Hagia Sophia & Chora Church & the Cistern in Istanbul and the troglodyte churches in Capadoccia in Turkey; Coptic Churches, Abu Mena & Saint Catherine's Monastery in Egypt; Monastery of St. John the Divine in Patmos, Monasteries of Meteora and Mount Athos in Greece; Rila Monastery, Boyana Church in Bulgaria; Medieval Monuments in Kosovo; Byzantine churches in Ohrid, Macedonia; the Kremlin and St. Basil's Basilica in Moscow, Russia and St. Mark's Cathedral in Venice, Italy.
Medieval Art & Architecture
Images of Medieval Castles and Fortified Cities of Europe, Crusader Castles in the Mediterranean and the Levant and Viking Art and Architecture in Scandinavia and Canada.
Romanesque Art & Architecture
Images of Romanesque and Carolingian cathedrals, churches, convents and monasteries, such as the Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay, Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe, Aachen Cathedral, Speyer Cathedral.
Gothic Art & Architecture
Images of Gothic Architecture in France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Hungary and Eastern Europe. Highlights include Notre Dame and the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, the stained glass windows of Chartres Cathedral, Mont-Saint-Michel and the cathedrals of Amiens, Reims, Bourges, Cologne, Strasbourg and St. Vitus in Prague. We also have images of the historic Cities of the Hanseatic League and their buildings in Gothic Brick style.
Renaissance Art & Architecture
Images of Renaissance Art & Architecture of Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Austria, Northern Europe, as well as Tudor Art & Architecture of Great Britain
Baroque & Rococo Art & Architecture
Images of the Baroque & Rococo styles in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, Scandinavia and Great Britain, as well as images of Manueline Baroque Art & Architecture of Portugal
19th century Art & Architecture
The collection contains a great quantity of images of the Neoclassicism, Glass & Iron Structures of the mid 19th century, Beaux Arts Architecture, Georgian Architecture, Art Nouveau, Jugendstil and Modernisme in Barcelona. We feature many images of the Revival styles in Architecture of the late 19th century, such as Baroque Revival Architecture, Byzantine Revival Architecture, Gothic Revival Architecture, Moorish Revival Architecture, Renaissance Revival Architecture, Romanesque Revival Architecture and Russian Revival Architecture.
Modern Art & Architecture
Images of Architecture & Sculpture of the 20th Century & 21st Century including Art Nouveau & Jugendstil Architecture, Art Deco, Bauhaus, De Stijl, Scandinavian Modernism, Deconstructivist Architecture, Derivative Futurist Architecture, High-Tech Architecture, International Style Architecture, Modern Architecture, Post-Modern Architecture. We have images of the works of Frank Gehry, Frank Lloyd Wright, Oscar Niemeyer and Le Corbusier, as well as images of ideologically driven artistic styles such as Nazi, Futurist, Stalinist & Socialist Art & Architecture.
Asian Art & Architecture
Images of Lumbini, Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Sarnath & Vaishali, places related to the life of Sidharta Gautama. Images of Buddhist paintings and sculptures in the Caves of Ajanta & Ellora, the Great Stupa at Sanchi, Nalanda University, Nagarjunkonda, Rajgir in India and the ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur, Bangladesh. Images of Buddhist sites in the Gandhara Kingdom, such as Taxila, Takht-i-Bahi and the Bamiyan Valley in Afghanistan & Pakistan. Full coverage of the Buddhist complexes of Anuradhapura, Dambulla, Polonnaruwa and Sigiriya in Sri Lanka
Art & Architecture of India
Our collection features many images of the archaeological ruins of the Indus River Civilization in Moenjodaro, the cave complexes of Elephanta, Ellora and Ajanta, the temples of Belur, Halebid, Brihadisvara, Hampi, Konark, Madurai, Pattadakal & Orissa amongst others, as well as photos of Pallava Art, Rajput Art and Sikh Gurdwaras. we have many photos of forts & palaces, including Amber Fort, Lahore Fort, Red Fort of Agra, Red Fort of Delhi, Rothas Fort, Sheikhupura Fort, Uparkot Fort, Laibagh Fort, Golkonda Fort and Gwalior.
Art & Architecture of the Mughal Empire
Images of forts & palaces in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India & Bangladesh. We also have hundreds of photos of Mughal Mosques & Mausoleums, such as the Taj Mahal, and of Mughal Gardens, such as Bagh-i-Babur Shah in Kabul, Afghanistan; Hiran Minar in Sheikhupura, Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan and the Shalimar Gardens in Srinagar and the Yadavindra Gardens in Pinjore, India.
Art of the Himalayas
Art & Architecture of Bhutan, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim and Tibet, including the Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace in Lhasa.
Art of Southeast Asia
Images the Angkor Temple Complex in Cambodia; Ayutthaya, the temples and palaces in Bangkok & Chiang Mai in Thailand; the temples in Luang Prabang & Vientiane in Laos; Bagan, Mandalay, Rangoon, Bago & Inle Lake in Myanmar; Prambanan & Borobudur in Indonesia and Champa Sites, the ruins of My Son, the complex of Monuments of Hue, Ancient Hanoi and the ancient trading town of Hoi An in Vietnam.
Chinese Art & Architecture
Images of the Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties, the Summer Palace & the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor, and the Great Wall of China.
Japanese Art & Architecture
Images of Tokyo, Himeji-jo, the historic monuments of Ancient Kyoto, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, the Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara, the Shrines and Temples of Nikko.
Korean Art and Architecture
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks, Jongmyo Shrine, Seokguram Grotto, Bulguksa Temple and the Changdeokgung Palace Complex in Seoul.
European Colonial Art in Asia
We have photos of Baroque Churches in Goa and Diu, Indo-Saracenic Architecture in India & Pakistan and Galle in Sri Lanka. We also feature many images Baroque Churches in the Philippines and the Historic Centre of Macao.
Islamic Art & Architecture
Islamic Art & Architecture in Iraq
Images of mosques and other monuments in Baghdad, Kerbala, Kufa, Mosul, Najaf, Samarra and Ukhaider Castle.
Islamic Art & Architecture in Iran
Images of mosques and other monuments in Ardestan, Esfahan, Kashan, Kerman, Mahan, Mashhad, Na'in, Qazvin, Qom, Rabat-e-Zainoddin Caravanserai, Shiraz, Tehran, Toos and Yazd.
Islamic Art & Architecture in the Levant
Images of Aleppo, Damascus, Hama in Syria, Islamic Jerusalem, Aanjar, Beirut & Tripoli in Lebanon.
Islamic Art in Yemen
Images of mosques and other monuments in Amran, Daf, Dahahaban, Dharhan, Hababah, Hajjarah, Ibb, Kawkaban, Khulan, Manakha, Marib, Mukalla, the Old City of Sana'a, Seyun, the Old Walled City of Shibam, Tabayquil, Taiz, Tarim,Thula, Wadi Daw'an, Wadi Dhar and the Historic Town of Zabid.
Islamic Art in Central Asia
Images of mosques and other monuments in Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, including the Itchan Kala, the Historic Centres of Bukhara, Shakhrisyabz and Samarkand; Palace-Forts in Baltistan & Hunza in Pakistan; and Islamic architecture in Xinjiang Uyugur, China.
Islamic Art of the Indian Subcontinent
We feature images of the Early Art of the Delhi Sultanate and Afghan Architecture in Bhopal, Indore & Mandu, India. The collection also contains images of the Necropolis of Chaukundi and the Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta in Pakistan.
Art & Architecture of the Mughal Empire
Images of forts & palaces in Afghanistan, Pakistan, India & Bangladesh. We also have hundreds of photos of Mughal Mosques & Mausoleums and of Mughal Gardens, such as Bagh-i-Babur Shah in Kabul, Afghanistan; Hiran Minar in Sheikhupura, Shalamar Gardens in Lahore, Pakistan and the Shalimar Gardens in Srinagar and the Yadavindra Gardens in Pinjore, India.
Islamic Art in Africa
The collection features images of Islamic Cairo, Alexandria, Rosetta in Egypt, the Royal Cities of Fez, Marrakech, Meknes, Ourzazate and Rabat in Morocco. We have many photos of mosques along the Niger River, Djenne, Segou & Timbuktu in Mali.
Islamic Art & Architecture in Spain
We have many images of the Alhambra Palace & Generalife Gardens in Granada, the Mezquita of Cordoba and the Historic Centres of Cordoba, Seville and Toledo.
Art of the Ottoman Empire
Mosques, palaces and merchant houses in Turkey, Egypt and the Balkans, including the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul.
African Art & Architecture
Art & Architecture of North Africa
Images of Roman and Carthaginian sites, such as Islamic architecture and Berber towns in Egypt, Libya and Morocco.
Art & Architecture of Sub-Saharan Africa
Dogon and Tellem Art on the Cliff of Bandiagara and mud-brick mosques in Mali; Ambohimanga, the Royal Hill in Madagascar & the ruins of Great Zimbabwe and contemporary Zimbabwean sculptures.
Pre-Columbian Art & Architecture
Tenochtitlán & the Aztec Civilization
Cacaxtla Murals, Tlaxcala
Chalchihuites (Chichimeca) Culture
Cholula Pyramid, Puebla
El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City
Mitla & the Mixtec Civilization
Monte Albán & the Zapotec Civilization
Teotihuacan, Pre-Hispanic City
Tula, Toltec Civilization
Veracruz & Cultures of the Gulf of Mexico
Xochicalco, Archaeological Monuments Zone
Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico
Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico
Maya Sites in Campeche
Chichen Itza, Pre-Hispanic City
Chincultik, Chiapas, Mexico
Cobá, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Edzná, Campeche, Mexico
Kaba, Yucatan, Mexico
Kohunlich, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Labná, Yucatan, Mexico
Palenque, Pre-Hispanic City & National Park
Quirigua, Archaeological Park and Ruins, Guatemala
San Gervasio Ruins, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Sayil, Yucatan, Mexico
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Tikal National Park, Guatemala
Toniná, Chiapas, Mexico
Uxmal, Yucatan, Mexico
Yaxchilán, Chiapas, Mexico
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone, Peru
Chavin Archaeological Site, Peru
Chimu Huacas near Trujillo, Peru
Inca sites in the City of Cusco, Peru
Huaca Pukllana, Lima, Peru
Huaca del Sol & Huaca de la Luna, Peru
Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary
Nasca and Pampas de Jumana Lines and Geoglyphs
Ollantaytambo Fortress, Peru
Sacsayhuaman, Cusco, Peru
Sillustani, Puno, Peru
Tombs of the Lords of Sipán, Peru
Tambomachay, Cusco, , Peru
Tucume Pyramids, Peru
Wari Culture, Peru
Pre-Inca & Inca Textiles
Pre-Columbian Archaeology Museums in Peru
Fuerte de Samaipata, Bolivia
Archaeological Site of Tiwanaku, Bolivia
Pre-Columbian Sites in Ecuador
Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeological Sites in Chile
Pre-Inca Geoglyphs in Northern Chile
Quilmes Ruins, Argentina
Tilcara Pukara, Argentina
Archaeological Sites in North America
Anasazi Pueblo in Mesa Verde, Colorado
Thule archaeological sites in Greenland
Art & Architecture of the Americas
Colonial Art in Latin America
We have a vast amount of photos of Portuguese and Spanish Colonial Art & Architecture in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Uruguay, as well as images of the Wooden Chilota Architecture of Chiloé and Spanish Fortifications and Fortified Towns in the New World.
19th century Art in Latin America
We have images of the 19th century movements, such as Neoclassicism, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and various revival styles throughout Latin America.
Modern Architecture & Sculpture in Latin America
We have images of contemporary architecture and sculpture in Latin America, including Central University City Campus of the UNAM & the House and Studio of Luis Barragán in Mexico City and the architecture of Oscar Niemeyer in Brazil.
Mexican Muralist Movement
An extensive collection of photographs of Mexican Murals created by Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, David Alfaro Siqueiros, Rufino Tamayo amongst others. Also you will find many images of the graphic art of José Guadalupe Posada.
Art & Architecture of Canada
Images of Château Style Hotels, Legislative Buildings, historic Lighthouses, Forts & Fortified Cities as well as images of Modern Canadian Architecture, Sculpture and Mural Art.
Art & Architecture of the United States of America
Images of Art Deco, Deconstructivist Architecture, Derivative Futurist Architecture, High-Tech Architecture, International Style Architecture, Modern Architecture, Post-Modern Architecture, Federal Architecture of the United States, as well as the works of Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Gehry.
Art & Architecture of Oceania
Art & Architecture of Australia
Images of Aboriginal Art of Australia, as well as images of contemporary architecture and modern sculpture in Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth.
Art & Architecture of New Zealand & Polynesia
Images of Maori Art and contemporary art in New Zealand, Polynesian art in Hawaii and ahus, moais and other artistic achievements of Easter Island.